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Malawi prosecutors to appeal court ruling that led to the release of the Bushiris

The State in Malawi will be appealing a lower court ruling, which led to the immediate release of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary.

The State in Malawi will appeal the court ruling that led to the release of the Bushiris.

According to their lawyer, a magistrate found their arrests were unlawful.

The couple is wanted in South Africa in connection with a fraud and money laundering case, in the amount of R102 million.

Prosecutors in Malawi are going to appeal a lower court ruling that led to the immediate release of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary, Malawian Information Minister Gospel Kazako confirmed on Friday.

“We are going to appeal the ruling, the State did not agree with the ruling of the lower court. The director of public prosecutions will be filing an appeal in the High Court,” he told News24 on Friday.

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